Weekly Meal Plan #13

Monday, October 03, 2016

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Hello! I can't believe it's Monday again. These weeks are coming around so quickly. Can you believe it's October? It's officially Autumn in my books because yesterday I wore my boots. I'll live in then now until it's warm enough to break out sandals next year. I'm terrible. Anyone else just live in two types of footwear?

Anyway you're wondering about food aren't you. Well this week our bill was a little more expensive than usual. Okay. I lied. A lot more expensive because we combined our food shopping with a bit of clothes shopping. So I'm not going to count it as it has nothing to do with what we are eating this week? The damage was £87.93 but £51.56 of that was spent on clothes which left our total food shop at £36.37. Not bad. Over budget, although, I'm full of excuses today, we did have an extra meal to add onto that as we stayed in yesterday. Oooh I forgot to add we shopped at Tesco this week (I'm not the biggest Tesco fan, short dates and always more expensive!)

The very lovely Louise from Pink Pear Bear suggested on last weeks post that I linked all the recipes for you guys so you could steal them. So  what I have done is create a Pinterest board with them all on. So head over there and every Monday evening I'll update the board with the recipes for the week.

Also two weeks without weeknight takeaway! Wahoo. Lets make it 3. This week my husband is off out for a meal with work colleagues which means that I get to have a baked potato (he doesn't like them) so I'm making the most of his absence. 

Slow Cooked Sticky Ribs with stirfry veg and noodles.

Feta & Bacon Salad with homemade croutons.

Chicken Fried Rice

Brococoli and Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

Mushroom & Ricotta Tart

What do you like the sound of and what are you eating this week?

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  1. This all sounds totally yum although I can't seem to link to any of the recipes?! I'll come back an have another go pre-shop ;) #bigpinklink

    1. Ooooh sorry I didn't make it very clear. I'm going to pop them all on my Meal Plan pinterest board rather than link individually. Sorry for the confusion!

  2. Ooh creamy Tuscan garlic chicken sounds so good! We've got pasta bake and homemade pizza on our menu this week, yum! x #TwinklyTuesday

    1. Ohhh I love a pasta bake. I think I'm going to add that to next weeks meal plan.

  3. Aw the cheddar and broccoli potatoes sound amazing, as does everything. I have just realised that our fridge/freezer is broken. EVERYTHING in the freezer is defrosted and nothing in the fridge is cold. I am very sad. I can't eat it ALL! I'll be finding those recipes on Pinterest when we are back in chill mode! Needless to say this week's menu is in the bin now... Arrrrrrgh.
    From a hungry #DreamTeam visitor xx

    1. Oh no! Cook everything up and have one big feast. Hopefully you get it sorted.

  4. I love the sound of sticky ribs! I'm heading over to look at your recipes now. I have to be stricter with myself as well and actually stick to a budget. Thanks for sharing with #bigpinklink


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